Buena Vista University is Affiliated With the Presbyterian Church (USA) Faith.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Presbyterian Church (USA) faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Presbyterian Church (USA) Colleges and Universities.
BVU Has a Disability Services Site
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit BVU Disability Services.
BVU for the Military
While not a "service academy", BVU does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information, check out our BVU for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Buena Vista University
BVU offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Buena Vista University
BVU has a comparatively small, student body. There were 1,804 undergraduates in 2018. Full-time attendance was 1,522 (84.4%). Part-time attendance was 282 (15.6%).
Buena Vista University is Ranked #1,488 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, BVU is less diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank BVU #1488 out of 2,179.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Buena Vista University Competes in the NCAA
BVU has a total of 457 student athletes, 308 men and 149 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$2,604,786|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$2,364,919|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Buena Vista University Athletics